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sidesplitting

[ sahyd-split-ing ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌsplɪt ɪŋ /
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adjective
convulsively uproarious: sidesplitting laughter.
producing uproarious laughter; extremely funny: sidesplitting farce.
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Origin of sidesplitting

First recorded in 1855–60; side1 + splitting

OTHER WORDS FROM sidesplitting

side·split·ting·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for sidesplitting

side-splitting

adjective
producing great mirth
(of laughter) uproarious or very hearty
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